About Guidon

About Guidon

We exist to improve lives and
empower people.

Guidon elevates communities through the design and development of our projects. Our reputation for design excellence is created by our ability to solve complex challenges with clear solutions while being responsive to how the space will impact people and their communities.

  • Founded2011
  • HeadquartersIndianapolis, IN
  • Team Size40+ Professionals

Guidon is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). Led by veterans who understand how to listen and collaborate, the firm was founded by Luke Leising—licensed architect and engineer, former US Army Ranger, and service-connected disabled veteran. We are proud of our history of employing veterans and of supporting veteran causes. 

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Sustainable Architecture + Engineering

Leaders in sustainability

Sustainable projects improve lives and empower people. We believe responsible design transforms communities. As the only firm to report in 2016 and as the best Indiana firm in EUI performance in 2017, we are leaders. As the winner of the 2018 Indianapolis Sustainability Award for Outstanding Business Advancing Sustainability, we are prioritizing sustainability as who we are. Our new headquarters in Indianapolis is 70% solar powered, net zero ready, features a green roof, and is a LEED platinum target. We live our values and our mission.

Luke Leising

President
AIA, PE, LEED AP
As founder and President of the firm, Luke Leising provides leadership in the design of creative and cost effective solutions.
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Joel Farmer

Vice President, Architecture
AIA, ACHA
The leader of our architecture team, Joel Farmer has more than 28 years of healthcare design experience.
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Chris Ward

Director, Finance
As the Director of Finance, Chris Ward stewards the company's finances and monitors the strategic performance of the firm.
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Kyle Cyr

Director, Engineering
PE, Env SP
Kyle Cyr leads our engineering team and has more than 21 years of experience designing and leading projects.
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Tim King

Team Leader
PE, LEED AP
Tim King has focused his career on developing sustainable site solutions.
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Mark Jones

Senior Project Manager
RA
Mark Jones has extensive knowledge and project management experience in the design of healthcare projects of all sizes.
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Mark VanderWoude

Senior Project Manager / Team Leader
PE
Mark VanderWoude is an experienced structural engineer with expertise in structured parking solutions, complex health renovations, and new construction.
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Stacey Paul

Senior Project Manager
PE
Stacey Paul is a senior civil engineer and project manager, focused on designing campus site improvements.
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Andrew Schaewe

Senior Project Manager / Team Leader
RA, RID, LEED AP
Andrew Schaewe has extensive experience leading teams through the design process from content to completion.
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Healthcare. Campus. Workplace. Beyond.

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